Operational Buyer

Requisition Number:  10160
Company:  W Electric Poland LLC

Krakow, MA, PL, Default

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


To strengthen our Supply Chain Management team, we are looking for experienced candidates for the position of Buying Specialist  (Operational Buyer) for our Global Supply Chain Team. Seize this unique opportunity to take an active part in shaping our new GBS center and grow together with the rapidly developing organization.  We currently have two positions available to work mobile/hybrid at our Krakow Global Shared Services (GSS) Center.


Your Day to Day:

  • Purchase goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets
  • Process Purchase Requisitions, Request for Quotation and create Purchase Orders
  • Manage the procure to pay process from engagement through to Purchase Order issuance and ensure payment
  • Proactively monitor confirmations of Purchase Orders from the suppliers
  • Proactively manage on-time deliveries (and associated risks) in due coordination with suppliers and internal clients/requisitioners (plants, projects)
  • Ensure a continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations
  • Resolve issues related to Purchase Orders and Invoices in due coordination with Accounts Payable
  • Closely collaborate with your internal customers, suppliers, and internal stakeholders
  • Manage the creation of new vendors in the Approved Supplier List in due coordination with a commercial pillar to ensure compliance with sourcing strategies
  • Execute implementation of our supply chain strategies
  • Maintain due trackability and documentation of purchases according to Group policies
  • Actively contribute to process & systems improvements identification and implementation
  • Drive cost savings and reductions
  • Report your achievements on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis
  • Support our further development by identifying and implementing of improvements
  • Support and promote a culture where a high quality of work is the norm


Who You Are:

  • BA in Supply Chain, Business or similar
  • Track record: minimum 1-2 years of experience in corporate environment, ideally in operational areas (supply chain, nuclear or highly technical areas)
  •  Knowledge of Procurement/ Supply Chain Management processes and function
  • Fluency (written and spoken) in English and additional other language will be an advantage (French, German, Spanish, Swedish).
  • Very good communication and collaboration skills, teamwork, solution orientation
  • Strong analytical skills with an eye for details
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and proactively identify and solve issues
  • Experience in setting priorities, informing on risks and when appropriate making decisions
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and collaboration skills
  • Customer focus with proactive attitude
  • Negotiation skills will be an asset
  • Proficient use of SAP, Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, and PowerPoint is desirable

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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